Oh crap. The day is here. The day when I launch my crowdfunding campaign.
Now don’t get me wrong, I’m extremely excited. I’ve waited for this day for a really, really long time. In fact, it’s been about ten years coming. I started writing and working on this album about a decade ago (man, I’m old), and ever since then I’ve been trying hard to get it done.
But (and I know I talk about this a lot, but it’s a huge part of my life) my anxiety has always gotten the better of me. I never feel I’m good enough. I never feel like completing the project is vital, because I somehow don’t feel like I have valuable things to say, I guess. No matter how many people tell me they love my songs, it’s very easy to believe that I’m kidding myself when I’m alone with my thoughts. That nobody wants to buy this. That it would definitely be a failure. That it’s better to give up before I even try.
And so it goes. I keep writing music, I keep playing music, but actually getting it out there is a big struggle for me. So here’s what I did. I got a group of people together and asked them to push me toward the finish line. And they have! The album is now ready for the finishing touches and release! And of course I need to reach out to even more people now, to finance the release.
So I’ve launched my campaign. The day is here. And it’s terrifying.
It’s going to be terrifying, but it’s going to be amazing. Whether the campaign is a success or not (and my anxiety ridden self wants to believe it won’t, but my better judgement tells me that it has a very strong possibility of working out) it’s going to be a great experience. If only because I’m getting myself out there and more people will hear my music.
So that’s it. I hope you check the campaign out, listen to some of my stuff if you haven’t already, and hopefully you’ll choose a pledge you like and give me your support.
As always, thank you for your interest. Love you.